Logs similar to "JBD: Spotted dirty metadata buffer" logged in /var/log/messages, why ?

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  • Why are the following messages logged in /var/log/messages?

    kernel: JBD: Spotted dirty metadata buffer (dev = dm-4, blocknr = XXXXX). There's a risk of filesystem corruption in case of system crash.
  • The mount options are rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,noatime,data=journal.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, 6, 7

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